At 70, UN sets 17 goals: To be achieved in less than 17 years.

At 70, UN sets 17 goals: To be achieved in less than 17 years.

Just imagine, that when you enter the age of 71, you dare an adventure by declaring   your resolve to achieve the 17 new goals by the time you become 85. You do not just proclaim them but also show an extraordinary determination by providing 169 quantifiable targets for these goals to prove that you mean business. Further, you venture into great festivity by displaying those 17 goals by illuminating your own huge building on the banks of Hudson River of New York. You do not stop at that and invite all your high level friends to demonstrate your strong will and garner their support to achieve these social and environmental goals Global community is provoked to acclaim your resolve. News is spread across the globe. Sounds strange? Not for United Nations (UN), which did exactly that last week on the occasion of its 70th anniversary. The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly on 25th September 2015, formally adopted 17 bold new global goals as part of...
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Financial Crisis and United Nations

Financial Crisis and United Nations

The world leaders know that UN is the only show in the town, only multilateral platform to address the global and regional concerns. UN is indispensible when it comes to handling multitude of crisis that are interlinked. Interview given by Rajendra Shende, Chairman TERRE Policy Centre to a newspaper in India, 2014. (more…)...
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